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Voters encouraged to share opinions on new SLC open lands bond.

Oct 11, 2022, 10:16 AM | Updated: 10:18 am

A member of the Utah Taxpayers Association weighs in on how Salt Lake County will spend an 85 milli...

FILE: Ducks at Liberty Park on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. (Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

(Laura Seitz, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City is calling on registered voters to weigh in on the park, trails and open spaces bond, a ballot issue come Nov. 8.

Voters will be deciding on the allowance of an $85 million fund towards the city’s land. If the bond funds are approved they will be used to create, improve, and renovate parks, trails and open space in Salt Lake City.

A more specific list of proposed projects, as well as financial and tax impacts, can be found at SLCParksBond.com.

Prior to the Nov. 8 vote on the bond, residents of Salt Lake City will have opportunities at upcoming City Council meetings to share their thoughts. 

The City Council meetings are at 7 p.m, today, Tuesday, Oct. 11, and Tuesday, Oct. 18.

There will be reserved time for public comment where residents can share their opinions regarding the bond.

If you’re looking to submit a public comment look online at www.slc.gov/council.

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Voters encouraged to share opinions on new SLC open lands bond.